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Day 18: The end (for real)


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The final day and last class. We review the course and what we've done then conclude with a user-generated exam, debrief and award ceremony.

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Day 18: The end (for real)

  1. 1. Web 2.0 & Online Communities, Summer School 2011 Day 18: The end (for real)
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  4. 4. What did we do? 4
  5. 5. Did WE achieve these?Gain a solid grounding in social media concepts and servicesPractical experience implementing social media to foster and grow online communitiesAppreciation of wider societal issues resulting from changes on internetPractical experience writing and setting up blogs and generating other online contentOpportunity to work collaboratively on an web technology centred project 5
  6. 6. Did YOU achieve this?Attend and actively participate in all classesContribute to online discussions on related social spaces (e.g., wiki) and add contentWork collaboratively and constructively with your fellow studentsCreate Twitter, Facebook and blogging accounts and keep activeProvide feedback by talking, tweeting, completing online surveys, etc. 6
  7. 7. What did WE talk about?Web 2.0 & social media Web tech (AJAX, IPv4, Online community,  IPv6, DNS, HTML, CSS, social capital & ties cookies,CMS, https, ...)Users (recruitment,   Specialist communitiestypes, retention) Mobile tech (OS, App Identity management &  store, Wifi, 3G, GPS, privacy accelerometers, ... )Social media marketing Creative CommonsMashups, APIs, widgets,  Virtual worldsplugins, ... Internet & religion 7
  8. 8. What tools did WE try?Wiki (Mindtouch Deki)Microblog (Twitter)Social network site (Facebook)Blog (Tumblr, Blogger, Wordpress, ...)Cloud apps (Dropbox, ScreenR, Google docs)WCMS (Weebly)Mashups (Yahoo pipes)Virtual world (OpenSim)
  9. 9. What can YOU do now?Evolve your project idea (next level)Start a new online communityBecome active contributors (bye bye lurker)Revise your privacy, security, & backup decisionsKeep on top of social media developmentsConsider a related vocation:– Community manager– Social strategist/manager/director– Social media marketer/advisor/consultantBecome more social! 9
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  11. 11. The exam? 11
  12. 12. Ideas?Essay in the form of a  Opinions of guest Blog  lecturesMCQ questions about  Collaborative class‐wide technology projectBuild objects in  Give a case study to SecondLife analyse, Mashup? recommendations, …Critique each other’s blog 12
  13. 13. The exam (45%)When: Tuesday 22nd February, 2:30 – 5:30Where: Rabel (other room)Method: Blackboard (paper‐based backup)Format:– Multiple‐choice questions (5 options)– Short‐answer questions– Short‐essay questionWhat:– All classes potentially open to exam– Work done on assessments (indirectly)
  14. 14. LogisticsArrive by 2:15Only pens requiredNo notes, paper, phones, etc.Exam starts when everyone logged inSupervised by teamAnything else?
  15. 15. Preparation & resourcesEnsure you can access Blackboard (today)Talk with each otherThe Wiki (slides, links, video, ...)The internet (Google!)Your past exam experiencesOther ideas?
  16. 16. Other stuffDeadline for report & Facebook page:            Friday 17th by 5:00pmAll internal results will appear on WikiAim to get internal results out before exam 
  17. 17. Debrief 17
  18. 18. FeedbackGood stuff Stuff to work on Informal More talk (e.g., shock  Guest speakers collars) Videos More open‐ended  Human focused stuff questions Content structure (coherent) Incentives to participate Twitter back channel More in‐depth wiki  Internals were good explanation Conference participation Lab checking Current Groups sorted quickly 18
  19. 19. Awards presentation! 19
  20. 20. And the winners are ...Most liked Fan page (today)Most Web 2.0 derivedBest quality/time spent ratioMost specific nameRunners up in awesomenessBig dragon love‐in 20
  21. 21. Most liked Fan page (today):  Group B (Student Tree, n=153)  Most Web 2.0 derived:  Group F (Deedlr) Best quality/time spent ratio:  Group D (Otago Q & A) Most specific name: Group E (Otago Uni Meditation and Yoga club) Runners up in awesomeness:  Group C (Unilink) Big dragon love‐in:  Group A (Dunedin Down‐Low) 21
  22. 22. Oh yeah, another survey 22